Tag Archives: joint pain

Diet, weight loss reduce knee joint pain in osteoarthritis patients

HealthDay reports, “A diet consisting of eight weeks of protein shakes and soup followed by adding low-calorie, high-protein foods can help people with knee osteoarthritis (knee OA) lose weight, which may lessen joint pain and improve their quality of life,” according to a study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Continue reading

Treat knee pain with creams rather than pills

According the BBC, gels or creams containing painkillers are better than tablets for chronic knee pain.

This report is based upon National Health Service research in Great Brittan. Their study of almost 600 patients aged over 50 found the anti-inflammatory creams worked as well as the oral versions and had fewer side-effects. Continue reading